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Welcome to the Dougherty Circuit Bar Association Website.  We are a non-profit organization consisting of over 150 attorneys practicing in the Albany, Georgia area.  The Association was started many years ago by several local attorneys seeking an opportunity for fellowship and advancement of the legal profession.  Today, we also seek to offer our members opportunities for education and support and to offer to the community various services, both legal and non-legal.

The Dougherty Circuit Bar Association also has a Younger Lawyer’s Division (YLD).  For information regarding meetings, please contact YLD President Sarah Kjellin at 229-436-1545.

Mission Statement

The purposes of the Dougherty Circuit Bar Association are to exert a greater influence among members of the legal profession and upon the life of the community; to promote needed reform in law; to facilitate the administration of justice, to elevate the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession; to cultivate a spirit of brotherhood and good fellowship among members; and to enter into a closer relationship with the State Bar of Georgia, and through it, with the American Bar Association.